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Truck fest Edinburgh, Scotland's biggest trucking show

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We travelled 500 miles to the north of the UK  to  Edinburgh in Scotland  for the Scottish Truckfest, the premier trucking show ......

With over 1, 500 entries showing off the very finest working trucks and historic vehicles in the country ...

 

Scotland's Towing and Recovery  operators were very well represented  with most of the top operators in attendance 

 

 

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A 3 axle  heavy duty  on a  DAF  105  XF chassis  fitted with boniface recovery equipment   to include a very long reach  Maxireach slimline  Underlift  ideal for coaches and vehicles with set back axles  and low ground clearances

Operated  by Norscot Recovery  from Perth 

 

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A 3 axle  Mercedes Actros   operated by M8 Recovery  based in Glasgow 

 

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A   MAN   2 axle car transporter fitted with a 6 seater passenger cab   payload on the platform  is over 4 tons  plus a 1.5 ton   2nd car  lift   

Another truck from M8 Recovery 

 

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The 3 axle Mercedes  fitted with Boniface Recoverer tilt boom fitted with twin winches and  a  Maxireach  extralong underlift 

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A versatile medium duty  from  M8  Recovery

 

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The proud boss of  M8  recovery    Junior  Mc Manus    a very hard working  operator  who is out on recovery jobs all of the time  with his crews 

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The pride of Sotland  some of  M8 recovery  crew  having a beer and a bit of fun with the boss 

 

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A  4  axle  Scania  V8   fitted with Boniface  Recoverer  equipment  operated   by another prominent operator   Karen Yuill 

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Heavy duty  trucks  from  Andrew's  Recovery 

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A tidy  NRC quick swap  from Andrew's Recovery 

 

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A roll back  installed  on a 18 ton  Mercedes  actros  chassis   with a  payload of  8 tons    a slick looking unit  from  Karen Yuill  Recovery

 

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A very smart  2 axle  Sania T cab  tractor   also from Karen Yuill  Recovery 

 

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A 3 axle  MAN  coupled into a sliding 3 axle  Landoll   giving a total payload  of  46 tonnes      from M8 Recovery 

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A front line NATO  spec  MAN   8 x 8   from the Scottish army  and part of the Army recruiting display 

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This vehicle has seen action in Afghanistan and the middle east 

 

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A lightweight  breakdown service vehicle  and can lift and tow  upto  1.5 tons     from the Arnold Clark  Group 

 

 

 

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More  vehicles from Arnold Clark  group 

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A  Mercedes  Unimog   4 x 4  severe off road  winching truck    from  M8  Recovery 

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